Meaning of wringing in English:



  • Extremely wet; soaked.

    ‘he was wringing with sweat’
    as submodifier ‘my jacket's wringing wet!’
    • ‘This renders it damp enough to work with, but not wringing wet.’
    • ‘Parlier looked down as sweat droplets beaded from his face and fell onto the deck; his surgical gloves were wringing wet with perspiration.’
    • ‘What little sleep she managed to get the night before had been troubled by dreams of violence and talking animals, and she had awakened, time and again, wringing wet.’
    • ‘I taxi to my dispersal point, shut down the engine, and clambered out; my flight suit wringing wet with sweat.’
    • ‘She's dressed as she was at Pluskat's, dungarees and a work shirt, wringing wet.’
    soft and wet, mushy, squashy, pulpy, pappy, slushy, sloppy, squelchy, squishy, oozy, doughy, semi-liquid, over-moist